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CNBC
Nov 1, 2013 3:00pm EDT
much more defensive tone. you have utilities and health care stocks among the leaders. guys, back to you. >> thank you, bob. we'll be checking back. as we proceed on "closing bell" today. >> certainly an interesting day. we'll be following the developments out of l.a.x. the markets are about to close in about half an hour. with that much time to go, about 15,606 on the dow. the s&p up by just four points. >> much more on the shooting at l.a.x. as we continue our coverage for this friday. ♪ ♪ hey [ male announcer ] when we built the cadillac ats from the ground up, to be the world's best sports sedan... ♪ ...people noticed. ♪ something like a phenomenon, baby ♪ ♪ you're something like a phenomenon ♪ [ male announcer ] the cadillac ats, 2013 north american car of the year. lease this cadillac ats for around $299 per month with premium care maintenance included. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 life inspires your trading. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 where others see fads... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 ...you see opportunities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're here to help tdd#: 1-800-345-25
CNN
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am PST
bills yesterday without scoring a single touchdown on offense, but who cares when your defense can score two touchdowns? you know the chiefs were the worst team in the nfl last season. they won just two games. it's been an improbable turnaround. they have now won nine in a row. their best start in ten years. now the chiefs look ahead to a nice bye week, guys. and then they will be tested because people have said, well, the kansas city chiefs to a 9-0 start and haven't played anybody yet and haven't beat any good teams. they play the denver broncos twice in three weeks so we will see. >> it's hard to beat them twice in three weeks but 9-0 is impressive and no one guessed that. >>> coming up for us next, edward snowden manifest tow of truth is what he is calling it. he is ghademanding the u.s. dro espionage charges against him and why he is suggesting he is is not criminal. >>> a bizarre security breach at o'hare airport. an alligator on the loose in terminal 3! what? wait, wait, wait... no, no, no, wait, wait. (baby crying) so you can deposit a check... with the touch of a finger. so you
CBS
Oct 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
an impassioned defense and here's homeland security correspondent bob orr. >> reporter: the director of national intelligence today confirmed the n.s.a. has long spied on friendly foreign leaders to understanding the thinking of both enemies and allies. >> it's invaluable to us to know where countries are coming from, what their policies are, how that would impact us across a whole range of issues. >> reporter: german chancellor angela merkel has accused the u.s. of monitoring her personal cell phone. senate intelligence committee member, republican susan collins, said today that's inappropriate. >> there's absolutely no justification for our country to be collecting intelligence information on the leaders of some of our closest allies. >> reporter: but before the house intelligence committee, clapper was unapologetic. >> some of this reminds me a lot of classic movie ""casablanca--" god, there's gambling going on here, it's the same kind of thing. >> reporter: national security agency chief keith alexander said european partners have not been shy about spying on the u.s. alexander was questione
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
more defensive in her responses, rather than yesterday. yesterday was the apology, today, what they're doing to fix it. >> we're hearing a lot in the last few days about americans receiving notices that they will not be renewed next year for their health care insurance. can we expect specifics today from secretary sebelius? >> not quite sure how many specifics we're going to get beyond yesterday. they're trying to explain the difference between president obama saying if you have health insurance, you'll be ail to keep it. in fact, some people are being thrown off the roles. they will explain that there was some fine print there, which basically meant if your health insurance plan changed after the health care law took effect, then it was possible that you would not be able to continue to keep that, but if it was the same before the health care law took effect, then you can keep it. obviously, it's very confusing and it's not exactly in line with what the president said. that's a huge contribution that the white house and see bellous are going to have a hard time explaining. >> we'll
CNBC
Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
's still underowned. and so rare to find a sector underowned. it's moving from defensive play to defensive growth. stocks are actually falling in this sector. and there's m&a. and all of these triggers could add value. >> which is interesting, steve, to say it's underowned after the stocks have been such great performers. >> they are underowned. i agree. if you look at what happened with merck and their earnings, you need a place where you have defensible, where you have moats, doc, right? >> mm-hmm. >> that will defend against their drug franchises and margins, and that's biotech. and that's another beneficiary of obama care. it's going to drive more drug usage. you're talking -- i believe you're talking about, also, the mature companies of the biotech, like amgen -- >> the ones with the strong pipeline can continue the growth and sustain it. >> and the binary risks. >> we're not all quantum physicists. a lot of the biotechs, you're wondering if one or two drugs will make money. how do you desiefer? >> definitely diversify, exactly, to reduce your risk, and a lot of players, a lot of comp
CNBC
Oct 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
selling into the rally? raising cash? what? >> i'm saying you have to be defensive in your choices here. of your risk money, i think you have to have a very significant amount of it in defensive position. so, what i might do is be looking at value stocks as opposed to growth stocks. i might be looking at midcaple and large cap value stocks. i might be looking at staples, the consumer stams have been leading, but only for about a month. those are traditionally a defensive place to be. >> david, you think we're in a phase where a lot of what's going on is performance-chasing. we've already had great performance in the he cequity markets for the last few years. now people want to get on board and be part of that, right? >> right. i do think that still. i mean, i think that in general there were a lot of macro headwinds that kept money on the sidelines. those macro headwinds, i.e., government shutdown, debt ceiling issues, we're through them and it looks like people are much more focused on stock-specific right now. you look at the vix options volume. the lowest it's been all year. i think
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
and strong balance sheets. >> they're all defensive stocks. these are all defensive stocks. >> absolutely. they are because if we get a downturn in the market, the stocks will get hit the a hasheddest. you mentioned about small and mid-caps underperforming. that is a sign that says the market may be getting tired. i like bigger defensive names at this stage of the market cycle. liz: "the wall street journal" interestingly enough, jared, is reporting that instagram shared its first ad, everybody is wondering how they would monetize instagram and michael coarse ad. right along lines of your stock pick. what is happening in the u.s. they are turning backs on coach for example. how dangerous can it be when you go with what you think is a hot stock and couple years later, you have to make sure you take the profits, jared? >> you do. and that is the other thing that can tell people at this point. you know, take baby steps. get into a stock, make a little bit of money, take the risk off the table. something like michael coors, there is excitement around it, if you have been in and make money, re
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 7:00am EDT
on the defensive about its medical care program. the secretary of state got an earful while the penalty promoted it. we have more from washington. >> before there was obamacare, there was romney care, the massachusetts law that was a model for the affordable care act. visiting boston, president obama said the comparison still holds. >> because you guys had a proven model that we built the affordable care act on this template. >> the president spoke in the same spot where mitt romney, his former rival signed the massachusetts law seven years ago. with many now having their existing health care plans canceled, even after he repeatedly promised they could keep them, the president now says they'll be happier with the new plan. >> if you're getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. you're going to get a better deal. >> but for some, that deal could mean higher monthly costs than they paid under their old plan. >> will you go into the exchanges -- >> i -- >> if you can, will you? >> on capitol hill, republicans attacked the changes and person in charge of them, health and hum
PBS
Oct 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
with the affordable care act. >> reporter:ç the defense, ina you were -- insurerers had the option to update and could cancel plans before the law. >> half the people in the market before 2010 didn't stay on policies, they were kicked off or preexisting conditions and premiums went up at least 20% a year. >> reporter: the white house knew between 45 to 75% of plans cannot compile and would have to change countering unqualified assurances from president obama. >> if you're one of the more than 250 million american whose already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. this law will only make it more secure and more affordable. >> reporter: but change was to be expected says georgetown's sabrina with the individual market effectively now one large pool. >> if you have employer based coverage and a healthy person you're subsidizing your fellow employees that may need more. >> reporter: for some it's not delivered like the healthcare.gov website. >> the white house site says if you have health insurance you like you'll be able to keep it. she has health insurance she likes. sh
CBS
Oct 29, 2013 4:00pm EDT
your ground defense. >> this law does not work. we need to seriously take a look at this law. we need to seriously speak with the state attorney's office, the police department. more attorneys. we need to do something about this law. when our kids cannot feel safe in their own community. >> in july, george zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter in trayvon martin's death. >> thank you, kai. nearly two dozen states have some form of stand your ground law. >>> outrage continues in one california community, after a teenager is fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy. the teen was carrying a toy rifle that police say looks very real. critics say the deputy acted too swiftly. dan simon has more. >> reporter: outrage in a northern california time. a toy pellet gun, mistakenly identified by a sheriff's deputy for the real thing. the suffer sheriff's deputying firing eight rounds at andy lopez, killing him. >> the report are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not that type, believe me. andy, if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was as
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
have northrop grumman, from the defense sector, bank of america. i mean this all sound very good but are we really safe from cyber attacks at this very moment? >> we're not even close and i don't think the effort that's underway right now in today's meeting a part of is getting us very close. we're not talking about anything close to security standards that companies can implement. there is a lot of fear out there that the government will tell us how we need to protect our networks? do we need to use this software or that hardware. we're so far away from that it is almost mind boggling. i'm not even sure what the strategy is at this point. ashley: let me bring in on that note, governor ridge. that is the big question, isn't it? getting the public and private sector to work together. why is that such a challenge? >> i think it shouldn't be a challenge but i think it is. it is ironic that today the president with his executive order meeting with private sector who own, operate and would be responsible for securing the critical infrastructure of this country. while i think it is a v
FOX Business
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am EST
to be at >> i agree that what he did was an act of moral courage and heroism. i believe there are legal defenses to the charges of espionage against him. i don't agree he will get from the president of the united states because the administration is furious that it is spying on everybody from itself, spying on the president of the united states to the pope to the head of the united nations to every american and every person who uses a cell phone or a landline or a text on the country. i don't think they are happy that has been reviewed. connell: it was shot down by just about everybody in the intelligence apparatus over the weekend. >> basically who wants to tell them what they did wrong. in order to do that he has to come here, and to come here yes risk getting arrested. connell: what about the legal arguments in his defense? a lot of people said he is guilty. speak other statutes to protect people who leak information about the government when they are doing something wrong. he is a classic whistleblower. his problem is the extent of the government violating the law was so huge, so enormous, s
CNBC
Oct 30, 2013 3:00pm EDT
to speak out in defense of his health care law. we'll provide that live. this on a day that the from us frag frustrations of the obama care web glitches front and center on capitol hill with the appearance of health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. bertha coombs joins us. >> 3 1/2 hours, that's how long the hearing went on. usually members of congress are determine shall to a sitting cabinet member. they were but they didn't pull any punches. the secretary came on the offense, starting with an apology, saying she's accountable for the website is not working but assuring she's working hard to win back america's confidence and it will be working by november 30 th. one of the most remarkable admissions she made when pressed by republican congress members about why she is not giving out enrollment numbers because right now she admitted she just doesn't trust the site's data. >> that data out there exists and -- >> sir, i will tell you right now, it is not reliable data. according to the insurance companies who are eager to have customers accident customers, they are not relia
CNN
Oct 28, 2013 2:00am PDT
casualties. one was intercepted by a missile defense system. the other fell into open ground. no casualties reported. the israelis did strike back as i say launching the air strikes a few hours ago hitting concealed rocket launching sites inside the gaza strip. palestinian officials say that -- confirmed the air strikes took place but say there were no injuries either. now, it's been very quiet in the gaza trip the last several months particularly because a peace process backed by the secretary of state of the united states in general under way between the israelis and palestinians and not clear if the rocket attacks were launched in that. they were release another 26 palestinian prisoners held in israeli jails as a confidence measure to try to promote the peace process. >> matthew, nearly a year since the cease-fire deal was struck but the last few weeks it seems to have entered a new phase with israeli destroying a smuggling tunnel into gaza. are there fears that these air strikes and the missile launches over the last day could escalate into a new really hot conflict between the two side
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2013 4:00pm EDT
play officers can you do this. >> like vivek said, this is a process. key ingredients, on the defensive end coach mike malone accountability. defensively we struggled and we're much improved. offensively, unselfish. we'll louis analytics and statistical data a lot with sacramento kings. assists are key. mike malone has made great strides. we're encouraged only preseason, tomorrow kicks off for real. >> liz, letting l.a. teams, kind enough to let us win in the preseason so thank you for that. liz: okay. for the moment i'm a knicks fan but maybe you might win me over. lakers have too many fans. tough be original here. listen, vivek, it goes to the hard of what you do. chris mentioned that you're using data analytics which is exactly what your whole amazing career came from mumbai, bombay, many, many years ago. you were 15 years old with a couple of bucks. $50 in your pocket saying i'm going to mit. how do you use analytics to help a basketball team which is basically blood, sweat and tears win? >> liz, to me basketball is just a big data problem both on the court and the business side. wh
CNBC
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
been the defense contractor. it's no wonder it made the list today. not the least of which bringing out short sellers of everything defense. and they've been crushed as lockheed martin, alliant tech and general dynamics have been among the best in the market. ratheon is up, and alliant, which we recommended as a takeover play -- >> buy, buy, buy! >> less than a year ago is up an astounding 79%. probably because of a very big munitions contract. the company won last year. boy, glad they didn't take a takeover bid. we've got two life sciences, amgen which has been doing well ever since. another example of a company is life technologies. being bought by thermo fisher, another terrific company and itself a big winner. the acquiring companies have been phenomenally successful this year which is why it's not a surprise to see that constellation brands hit an all-time high. the cramer fave has made all of the difference in the sleepy spirits company that everyone seemed to hate for a long time. medium stocks are represented by comcast, parent company of this network and newscorp. who said that
NBC
Nov 1, 2013 4:30am PDT
getting a key piece of defense back this week. >> plus, a sharks player known for his cave man look prepares to shave it all off. >> what cave man look? >> all in the name of charity. >> i'm envious of that beard. looking to the north bay where they are envious of this drive. so far we're okay. it's friday and we'll give you an update on changes with the deadly crash we have out of the south bay. >>> welcome back. it's 4:54. the raiders play host to the philadelphia eagles sunday. a win would get them to the .500 mark for the season. kickoff 1:05. it's a bye week for the 49ers. when they return aldon smith could be on the field with the team. the team reactivated smith yesterday meaning he is eligible to play. smith was deactivated after his arrest for dui and then checked into rehab on november 12 he will face charges for that arrest and weapons charges stemming from a previous incident. >> surf's up at half moon bay. the window for the famous mavericks big wave surf contest opens today. at any time from now through march 31 organizers can call for the start of the competition. whe
PBS
Oct 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT
" for wednesday, october 30th. >>> good evening everyone. we begin with president obama on the defensive speaking from boston, the president tried to drum up support for the troubled health care program. he chose samuel hall where a massachusetts health care plan was signed into law seven years ago and considered a successful template for the president's own affordable care act. he admitted to problems with his health care website and that people are getting cancellations notices, but he said giving people health care should be a no brainer. shifting blame for cancelled policies on private insuranceç companies. >> nobody is losing their right to health care coverage, and no insurance company will be able to deny you coverage or drop you as a customer all together. those days are all over, and that's the truth. [ applause ] >> that is the truth. >> despite the rocky start to the health care marketplace, president obama assured the crowd quote we'll see this through. >> seeing it through is what the president had in mind but different on capitol hill, grilled and drilled as members of the house g
CNBC
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am EDT
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CNBC
Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
't it important to pick a name that has got a defensible business position? meaning almost anyone can knock off what yelp has built. facebook could start offering reviews and blow them out of the game. if you're a colleged aged person and you want to start your career, you would probably give up all other social networks before you give up linked in. does that speak that competitive position to you? >> if you're just going to look at how wide or deep or however you measure, it's linked in. white collar is on there and you are irrelevant if you're not on linked in. >> why are you willing to look past the revenue guidance. >> they have typically beat their guidance by 6% over the last three quarters. 9% last year. basically implies that they are guiding 1% up. the reason we are willing to look beyond it is this is is a theme story. you just own it because they are the huge mark. they will ratically recruit it and that's why you have got to look beyond this guidance. >> real quick. i love linked in. it has been my favorite play in social media. it's clearly still a growth stock according to you an
CNBC
Oct 30, 2013 4:00am EDT
in touch with the markets. it is a risk on day. health care, telcos and media. some of the more defensive stocks are seeing a little bit of underperformance today, but only in theory. health care off by around 0.1%. we have news out by sanofi, probably not taking too well by the markets. you've got oil and gas up by 0.75%. remember, one of the best performers in yesterday's session after we got the better than expected results from bp, but autos, stand out performer, up by 0.8%. if you look at one of the chips here, you have vw. if i can see that correct ly, after its backed view for 2014. let's take a look at the individual markets. the ftse 100 is up by 0.3%. now, barclay's is, of course, one of the stocks that we're looking at this morning as the banks came out with earnings, up around 2.5%. in part driven by a reduction in fixed income currency, commodities income. bank income as a whole was down 0.7% on the quarter. this was a slight beat in terms of the investment bank. why are shares up this morning? >> i think it's kind of what the markets expected. so a lot of the information has
CNN
Oct 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
capability is enormously important to the united states to the foreign policy to defense matters and economic matters and i'm a strong supporter of it. >> reporter: jim sciutto, cnn, washington. >>> our thanks to jim. >>> healthcare.gov is apparently off life support this morning. the obama care website back online after suffering a nationwide network outage over the weekend. later this morning, testifying at the congressional hearing will be an administration for the medicare and medicaid services. 325,000 people have now been able to sign up for private insurance through obama care state-run marketplaces. cnn has learned health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius missed an extended deadline set by house committee to turn over documents about the healthcare.gov website and could trigger a congressional subpoena from republicans. >>> lindsey graham is trying to hold up all nominations for federal positions until the outpost in benghazi appear in congress. they say they sent someone there on the night of the attack. the white house is accusing republicans of playing politics with th
CNN
Oct 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
documents be made public. he said keeping them under wraps is hurting his client's defense. another college classmate of tsarnaev is charged with removing evidence from the suspect bomber's dorm room after the marathon attacks. both of these men have pleaded not guilty. >>> support for the death penalty for convicted murderers appears to be softening in the united states. 60% support for capital punishment. and that's down from the 1990s. >>> san francisco could become the next uggs city to try to tackle diabetes and childhood obesity by taxing sugary drinks. this is what officials are proposing a valid measure in 2014 that would ask voters to approve a two cent per ounce tax on soda and other drinks with added sugar. the measure would require approval from two-thirds of the city's voters to pass. two cents an ounce. >> ouch. >> every sip could count. that is all for "early start" this morning. you guys have a great day, it is time for "new day." >> take it away chris and kate. >> thank you very much. >>> almost the top of the hour means it's time for the top news. ♪ >>> i want to apologi
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
the laws make possible the right to self defense. her son was killed by george zimmerman, the man who sparked the debate stand your ground law. >>> tom foley was honored with a memorial service in congress. the democrat served 30 years as a house of representative. he served as speaker of the house from 1990 to 1995. president obama and clinton attended today's ceremony. >> good afternoon, i'm meteorologist kvin corriveau. well, today it feels like winter in the west and the north, and it feels like spring and early fall in the southeast and the east. let's break it down a little bit for you because this is the time of year where we get a lot of changes in the atmosphere and that's exactly what we have here. a lot of rain. we have mixed precipitation which is dangerous. we're talking about freezing rain, especially in the overnight hours. that's where we see some of these pinks as well as snow. now for the west, though, the temperatures are quite low. the snow is tapering off earlier at the beginning of the week. we saw in some locations, 8 to 10 inches of accumulation just in the ten
FOX Business
Oct 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
as investors. president obama meeting with technology defense ceos to discuss that very issue just one day after his own twitter account was hacked. peter barnes joining us from the white house with the very latest. this has been talked about for a couple of years from inside the beltway, but how serious are they getting now? >> they are trying to get more serious about it. now the administration has released a draft framework for trying to improve fighting cyber security and improve efforts there including voluntary communications, more communications between corporate america and national security agencies. meeting with eight top executives from finance, information technology to talk about this draft and listen, everybody wants to try to do more to stop cybercrime. recent study showed cybercrime across the u.s. economy $100 billion per year up to about 500,000 jobs through stolen financial assets, stolen intellectual property, damage to brand and reputation. the cost of cleaning up and repairing a company has to incur after a cyber attack. the stakes alone are huge. >> it ranges from pe
FOX Business
Oct 31, 2013 11:00am EDT
traction again today. that appears to be their defense against the health care debacle did dennis: she said sorry but didn't really mean it. what led to the disaster that is obamacare? secrecy. this according to our next guest, a reporter for tech crunch joining us now. you had a nice line in a column you referred to in "the daily beast." the president's signature bill is a culture of authoritarianism, cronyism and secrecy. >> secrecy is destroying obamacare. he refuses to let the public participate in the website. dennis: how so? >> there are three major aspects to secrecy destroying the website. first of all big government contractors are really the only ones who have access to even build the website in the first place. so it favors companies who have put more money into lawyers and lobbyists than programs. dennis: instead of hiring amazon or something. go ahead. >> the second part is it is pretty standard practice in the tech industry to solicit the best ideas from the rest of the world and bring those ideas in. dennis: open source movement. and this is not open source. >> no, no, no. cg
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. and basically they made microwave products for the reagan buildup in defense in the early 80's. add a big play, but now what it does is what is called mixed signal radiofrequency chips, the stock is around 26, two and a half dollars per share in cash with no debt. back up the cash and look at next year's earnings, that's over eight and a half times earnings. at the billion in cash, no debt. return on equities is 20%. they are plugged into the apple and the samsung phone. 47 percent of the business is apple and the rest is samsung, but the rest of the business is growing faster than industrial and aerospace portions for radio frequency and mixed signal. liz: your next pick is waiting petroleum. now that is a name that is up 60 percent already. >> we have owned it since the day it went public. i had dinner with them. but the company continues to do very well. the bottom line is when we looked at bonanza creek, the nobles, selling at seven and eight times next year's discretionary cash flow. still selling. the production is still growing. liz: says it shot any of our viewers that he is so happy?
CNN
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
rockets were fired across the border, one of them israel by israel's iron domed defense system. there are no reports of injuries at this time. >>> 11 injured and 5 dead this morning in china's tiananmen square after a jeep plowed into a crowd and then burst into flames. according to reports the dead include the driver and two passengers. the crash, the cause of it is unclear. and the area is right now under heightened security. a powerful storm hammering southern england this morning, winds have gusts nearly 100 miles an hour, dozens of flights at london's heath row airport had been canceled and upwards of a quarter million homes have lost power in this storm, at least two people have been killed, one was a sleeping 17-year-old girl, >>> 102 days. that is the time that remains until the opening ceremonies at the winter games, and the russians are racing to get everything completed by the deadline. topping the to-do list, finish the stadium. there's also concern beyond the olympic village. will new hotels with ready for visitors? >> reporter: from a distance, this olympic path l
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. and the military -- right now the department of defense is fighting those two options, fighting the option of removing the chain of command. >> do you feel then that since senator mckaskill is on the other side of this mission you have been betrayed by the senator. >> i don't feel i have been betrayed by any of the sen sena. they are wrestling with a emotional issue. >> this is about violent crime and if you want to solve the issue you have to deal with the adjudication process. >> mckaskill has great intentions as does everyone on the armed services knee. knee -- committee. need will not make a change from the violent criminals in our military until need improve the process of investigating and proprosecuting these criminals. mckaskill feels strongly about making positive improvements. i think it's mis misguided. >> let me say this. if senator mcaccoun mckaskill wn would he not be just part of the good ol' boy network and doesn't get it. >> in you looif you look at thes there are more men being sexually assaulted in the military than women. it's a violent crime across the board. and the f
CNBC
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
assuming leadership positions. look at how we are doing. defensive names like telecom. some of the big industrial names. industrials and materials are doing better. the s&p at 4.6%. what's been lagging is energy, health care and tech. all of those sacktoectors had leadership. nothing is really down. this is why the market is up 23% overall for the year. >>> let's move over and show you what the small caps are doing. small caps have been outperforming big caps all year, by 10 percentage points for the year. about 33% to 23%. this quarter, in the last three weeks, small caps on the top line are having a small outperform mans. this generally indicates the economy is improving. smallcaps tend to underperform form when the economy is moving to the down side. the big worry, the old reversion to the means story. you can't keep going up double digits every year. it doesn't happen. four of the last five years, we have been up double digits. 2008, we were down about 40%. how can you go up 10%, 20% next year when historically, the averages work against you. 10% would put us at 1936. interestingly
CNBC
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
defense director. thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> obviously a difficult day. when you talk about public arenas, and a shopping mall certainly qualifies in that area, what can you do? there's only so much you can do short of making a shopping mall a fortress which isn't all that inviting for shoppers, right? >> right. this is a tragic event. my thoughts and prayers to the victims. shopping area, similar to open areas of public airports, is by its very nature hard to protect. we talk about proceed active measures, talking about potential weaponry and intent before it happens. >> you know, i've been to stores where they make you check your purse, your bag, when you get there. of course, it's easier for a store to secure itself than for a mall to secure public areas. do you think we'll see any retailers utilizing more specific tactics this season? >> i think our shoppers will probably see a higher presence of law enforcement security personnel, maybe at entry points as well as inside the shopping stores throughout the country. >> this may be off your turf, but thinking about the tsa
CNBC
Nov 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
was not himself personally implicated. he was defensive. >> it is a rare thing for any entity. it is difficult to plead guilty to everything it's been charged with and of the magnitude that we have described it. >> reporter: so barrara as well as his counterparts at the fbi not ruling anything out, saying they'll continue to pursue these case, larry. but for now a big day for the entity of a.s.s.a.c. >> many thanks. appreciate it. is this s.a.c. settlement a market mover? what is the message here? here two cnbc contributor, founder and ceo of kkm financial. all right. jeff, is this a market mover? is this a game changer? how do you look at this decision? >> i don't think it is, larry, to be honest. this is not a market mover. let's be clear, stevie cohen was not pleading guilty. it was s.a.c. capital. obviously, is it worth $9 billion? he's the 40th richest man in america. he's a target. obviously this case is not over from that regards. but honestly, i'm the ultimate optimist. i think they're still innocent. full disclosure, i believe lance armstrong was still innocent until he uttered the wo
CNBC
Oct 28, 2013 12:00pm EDT
it to buy defensive stocks because of the title of the sector. that's what you're starting to see. materials are a different story, that's from market participants, i think you go more. i don't buy the underlying story here. right now i've taken off a little bit in terms of some trading positions, not a lot because i think the market's tired here and should consolidate. that doesn't read 5%, 10% down, it means trades are run their course. i'd like to see cash. >> we like the materials? >> we started buying materials halfway through the year. started out as val indication but technically a massive move to the upside through several layers of resistance. what i can tell you on the fundamental side, to steve's point, clearly, there are issues. but the market is well aware of those issues. and i think you've been rewarded by anticipating the issues not being as bad as what everyone suspects and that's what's happening with stocks right now. >> i want the real money view on the market from anthony. where would you say hedge funds are trying to position themselves for the last two months of the ye
CNBC
Oct 28, 2013 3:00pm EDT
're hitting new highs. defensive names, consumer stocks moved us. look how we're moving into territory. kimberly-clark, clorox, snapple. put up the old names, tesla, facebook, priceline, yelp. they're down again today. you sell off one sector, another sector steps forward to assume some kind of leadership position. facebook, by the way, reporting on wednesday. chinese solar stocks bounced back because deutsche bank, someone came out and said, the selling has been overdone. for several days they've been selling off like this. i'll tell you what worries me most of all, guys, those pending home sales numbers. four months in a row, look at that, that's a one-year chart. that's not a good chart to look at. four months in a row they've been to the downside. the home building stocks, i'm surprised they're not down even more today. most are down about 1%, as can you see there. that is not a good number. we hope to see some better numbers. existing home sales are going to be weak because they lead existing home sales usually by a couple months. finally, want to mention, the health care stocks.
CNBC
Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
very defensive and very much defending the affordable care act, and defending the president saying that all of those plans that are getting cancelled, it's the insurers who are making that decision rather than maintaining grandfathered plans. scott? >> all right, bertha, thank you so much. bertha coombs with the latest there out of washington, d.c. >>> let's talk more about another high flyer, facebook. it's up nearly 90% this year, and that run has helped -- helped turn one longtime bear into a bull on the stock. rich greenfield is with btig, and upgraded shares to a buy. hi, thanks for being with us. so it was as mistake to be so negative for so long? >> well, look, i think we told people to stay away from the ipo, and we got more negative over the first six months after it came out. the initial focus on being negative, given the transition to mobile, was actually quite accurate, and really helped investors. i think our mistake was sticking with that negative view for too long. and especially when we saw the second quarter results, we were smart enough to get out of the way of be
CNBC
Oct 31, 2013 7:00pm EDT
defensive take on the markets. as you know, i've stayed with my health care, my technology. my industrial stocks and my consumer staples. we've been looking like a hero. i hope it continues. but i don't -- i think you're much wiser when prices get this high. p/e multiples expand and profit margins are at all-time highs to hit your singles and doubles. >> buy and hold. that's my mantra. this thing is going to come to an end. they always do. i know that. >> yeah. >> but right now, it isn't the end. i'm with mr. heebner on this one. thank you. we appreciate it very much. >>> now, news, israelis take out a huge shipment of russian missiles in syria. looks like they were being sent to the terrorists at hezbollah. we're going to have the latest on that developing story and more, just ahead. it's a growing trend in business: do more with less with less energy. hp is helping ups do just that. soon, the world's most intelligent servers, designed by hp, will give ups over twice the performance, using forty percent less energy. multiply that across over a thousand locations, and they'll provide the
FOX Business
Oct 31, 2013 3:00pm EDT
him want to defend himself the head in his defense admitted to manipulating the media. it is not his fault, but you can say the same thing with ackman. we should point out. liz: the white house correspondents dinner he says i would come on anytime. liz: it is not his thing, that is a quote, to appear on tv. after all this ridiculous tv, fights on tv, he is now telling us it's not his thing. to appear. that's what he told me. send me an e-mail, direct quote. it sounds absurd, but a lot of things this guy does sounds absurd. ackman does not deny he is lickinleaking story about having information, that was the big headline today. ackman has "new" info on herbalife. this new information will be unveiled in a couple weeks when he gives a speech at the robin hood conference were a lot of investors disclose their new ideas. i think he announced herbalife short he thinks it is a pyramid scam and it will go to zero about a year ago at this conference. bill ackman has lost hundreds of millions of dollars. liz: that is what i wanted. >charlie: i think it is 600 million. i don't have it locks do
FOX Business
Nov 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
rich but historically it is not? >> defensive companies gary is talking about, 18 eight to 10 to 14, 15 growth rates it is expensive. what gary points out is actually perfect for investors. they have to be careful that the market structure here when you begin to pull in, taper money the equity market. it doesn't like volatility it, doesn't like downside. it will reduce itself quickly and produce air pockets that could exacerbate any downturns. that probably isn't in the cards until march, march of 2014. adam: i pick up on what gary said, as long as there's froth i keep chucking. what should you take a swig of these days? >> could you repeat the question? i had a hard time hearing it. liz: he got totally confused when you brought up the froth. adam: i was talking about beer. what stocks do you see as stocks to take advantage? >> a name we like that was in the news today, weyerhaeuser. weyerhaeuser announced a transaction where they're spinning off the home building division to the shareholders and immediately merging it with tripoint homes controlled by barry sternlicht in a move to unlo
FOX
Oct 29, 2013 5:00am EDT
beginning in 2018. >>> here are some of the stories we're following for you this morning. the defense in the sean taylor murder trial is starting to call its witnesses. the prosecution rested yesterday after a medical examiner testified that the redskins safety died from a massive blood loss after being shot in the upper thigh. the accused triggerman, 23-year- old eric rivera, jr. faces life in prison if convicted. >>> penn state university has agreed to pay about $60 million to settle the claims of 26 men who alleged they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. sandusky is in prison after being convicted last year of abusing ten boys. the university says liability insurance will cover the settlement costs. >>> some of the new restrictions texas lawmakers put on abortions in their state will not take effect today as scheduled. a federal judge struck down a requirement that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics. this legal battle is expected to end up in the u.s. supreme court sphwhrz 5:53.
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Oct 30, 2013 5:00am EDT
courtroom. the man accused of can iing the redskin safety in 2007 testified in his own defense tuesday. eric rivera denied shooting taylor or even stepping inside taylor's home but prosecutors say rivera and four friends broke into taylor's home and shot him. >>> chris brown has checked into a rehab center in california. a spokesperson says the singer wants to gain insight into his behavior. brown was arrested in d.c. over the weekend. he's accused of pumping a man outside the w hotel. he's now facing a misdemeanor assault charge for that. >>> a pennsylvania school district says it will take its fight against the boobies bracelets to the scowrpt -- to the supreme court. the bracelets are designed to promote breast cancer awareness among young people. >>> join us for our facebook question of the morning on our facebook fan page. according to the survey, 77% of people admitted to doing what at work? is it a, snooping through a coworker's desk, b getting drunk at an office party or c, stealing office supplies? >> jennifer says it is c, stealing supplies. as a nurse i was always leaving work wit
CNBC
Nov 4, 2013 4:00am EST
to move into more of a defensive mode if you're blackberry. maybe supply hand sets that have been broken that have not -- move into more of a defensive mode, not an offensive mode and maybe pull back on the blackberry ten innovation that you have. in that case you have a steady stream of cash, a steady stream of revenue, high margin revenue in the services business that you could potentially run off. that's probably what fairfax and several others are thinking when you look at bids for this company. >> how much of the market chatter can you separate out? on any deal there is usually a lot of pr that goes into this trying to suggest that there's tension in the bidding process. do you believe that all of these players are interested in blackberry? >> you know, i think everyone's kind of getting a look at what the company is, what the company can be. it makes sense that these companies should look at this opportunity. i don't see a big strategic fit for many of these companies. i think they may be interested if they can get a portion of the company, i think the company in its entirety is go
CNBC
Oct 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
what they knew, armstrong's big defense, his lawyer said the u.s. postal service should have known he was doping zblcht that's ridiculous. >> read the book. go out and get it. fascinating story. >> thank you for having us. >> "squawk box" has its own with -- >> we have our own doping story? >> lance armstrong on "squawk box." >> that's true. lance armstrong came onto do a self serving interview. and the unmitigated gall to ask him about doping, weeks later ran into him at a bar. lance armstrong came over and a costed him and wanted to get into it for asking that question. >> it was an intimidation thing. >> that was the height of it. >> can you imagine? you've got to be -- few screws loose. >>> stick around. "squawk box" is right back. [ male announcer ] at optionsxpress, our clients really appreciate our powerful, easy-to-use platform. no, thank you. we know you're always looking for the best fill price. and walk limit automatically tries to find it for you. just set your start and end price. and let it do its thing. wow, more fan mail. my uncle wanted to say thanks for idea hub. he
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2013 1:00pm EDT
had. defensive stocks hit all-time high, boeing, northrop grumman, raytheon. adam: ups, you asked about predictions for the holidays. fedex and ups are making gains in the past couple days. they're more optimistic because of e-commerce, whether that will actually happen, we won't know until november, but let's move on to something else that caught a bit of attention it has to do with people saying, what the duck. i said it with a d. check out this scene as cvs in saratoga springs, new york. nearly 50 ducks waddled into a store and didn't want to leave. the employees tried to force out the feathered intruders with switchers. they had no luck. eventually a bag of popcorn did the trick. no words how the ducks got into begin with. there is more to this story. there is prankster with a cell phone, battered up all the ducks. nicole: smart food popcorn. coming up in moments, business television's best coverage of the fed decision. tracy byrnes, ashley webster will take you through the next hour of markets now. first word, peter barnes, from the fed, along with our all-star panel. you can
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